Information System Security Officer (ISSO) / Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)

  • SAIC,
  • Mclean, VA
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Analysis, CISSP, Management, Security
C2H Independent, Contract Independent, Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, C2H W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp
Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Description SAIC has a new opportunity for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) / Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to work on an exciting, fast-paced program. This position will work hand-in-hand with the customer team as well as external teammates across all program security functions.
Job duties/responsibilities :

Conduct technical evaluation of information system design, focusing on information security aspects and accreditation

Utilize various information system inspection tools to audit systems, analyze potential vulnerabilities and identify mitigation approaches

Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support accreditation and other program protection activities

Prepare and review program documentation to include Risk Assessment Reports, Accreditation Packages, and security policy guides

Coordinate with external organizations and guide accreditation packages through the customer process

Review requests for software installation and conduct technical risk assessment on implementation of the software

Work closely with system administrators to validate patching, AV definitions and other security tools are updated/not vulnerable

Coordinate and track security action requests and status

Assist contractors with facility designs to incorporate appropriate security features, conduct pre- accreditation inspections, and provide assistance in preparation of accreditation documents

Conduct periodic assessments of contractor facilities to ensure compliance with security requirements tailoring requirements as needed

Assist customer staff with resolving any operational security issues involving supporting contractors

Maintain operational security posture for the program Conduct weekly auditing requirements and analyze results

Qualifications TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.

The ISSO/ISSE provides technical expertise on computer network design, implementation, and accreditation.

The ISSO/ISSE also provides oversight and coordination for multiple contractors supporting program objectives.

Qualified candidates must possess a TS//SCI security clearance with polygraph. Must be available/able to travel up to 25%

Candidate must be a great communicator (written and verbal) and be able to work with a group or independently

Excellent interpersonal skills

Expertise in certification and accreditation

Expertise in DCID 6/3, ICD 503, and NIST 800-53 policies and implementations

Direct ISSO and/or ISSE experience working with accreditations - Experience interacting with program ISSM staff

Experience with program security and information systems security best practices- Familiarity with security accreditation process

Familiarity with applicable IC and DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to program security, information assurance and information management

Experience managing privileged user requirements

Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented

CISSP, Security+, and Network+ certifications preferred

Job Posting Date: 2019-05-17 13:06:57 UTC

Primary Location: MCLEAN, VA 22102 US

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Shift: Day Job

SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 447551

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